Popular singer, Lanre Fasasi better known as Sound Sultan, is dead.

EyewitnessMedia gathered that the 44 years old Jagbajantis crooner, lost it to his battle with cancer of the throat.

Disclosing the sad news in a statement on behalf of the Fasasi family on Sunday, Dr. Kayode Fasasi, said;

“IT IS WITH HEAVY HEARTS THAT WE ANNOUNCE THE PASSING OF MULTITALENTED VETERAN SINGER, RAPPER, SONGWRITER OLANREWAJU FASASI A.K.A SOUND SULTAN

“HE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 44 FOLLOWING A HARD FOUGHT BATTLE WITH ANGIOIMMUNOBLASTIC T-CELL LYMPHOMA.

“HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, THREE CHILDREN AND HIS SIBLINGS.

“WE HIS FAMILY WILL APPRECIATE THE UTMOST PRIVACY AS WE COME TO GRIPS WITH THIS TRAGIC LOSS.”